Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation

The Art Institute of Phoenix is accredited by the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools to award diplomas, associate’s degrees and bachelor’s degrees. The Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools is listed as a nationally recognized accrediting agency by the United States Department of Education and is recognized by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation. ACICS can be contacted at 750 First Street NE, Suite 980, Washington, D.C. 20002. Telephone: 1.202.336.6780.

Notice to students and prospective students: Education Management Corporation campuses have been placed on probation by their accreditor, the Accrediting Council for Independent Colleges and Schools (“ACICS”), based on financial stability standards.

Programmatic Accreditation

The Associate of Applied Science in Culinary Arts, the Associate of Applied Science in Baking & Pastry and the Bachelor of Arts in Culinary Management degree programs are accredited by The Accrediting Commission of the American Culinary Federation Education Foundation. The Interior Design program leading to the Bachelor of Arts degree is accredited by the Council for Interior Design Accreditation, www.accredit-id.org, 206 Grandville Ave., Ste. 350, Grand Rapids, MI 49503.

State Licensing

The Art Institute of Phoenix is authorized by the Arizona State Board for Private Postsecondary Education (1400 West Washington Street, Room 260, Phoenix, AZ 85007, 1.602.542.5709, https://ppse.az.gov/).